Clarion Collection Hotel Tapto
Stockholm, 115 31
Phone: (46) 8 664 50 00
Fax: (46) 8 664 07 00
This Taiwanese fusion restaurant offers up great portion sizes with plenty of fresh organically sourced vegetables. Shake off the cold and enter the cozy and warm restaurant for one of their many lunch specials. The lemon chicken is one of the more popular dishes here and comes highly recommended. Take out service is popular here as the food stands up well on the trip home and doesn't turn into a soggy mess.
Here, the exotic meets the trendy. At Halv Grek Plus Turk, which literally means "a half-Greek and a Turk", the outcome is an exciting mix of the modern and the traditional. The eastern part of the Mediterranean is noticeable in both the decor and the food. Reservation is required. Check out the beautifully designed bar.
This popular bistro serves up traditional Swedish cuisine, with standards like steak tartare, smoked reindeer and salmon, and Swedish style shrimp. The menu changes weekly due to the locally sourced ingredients, with new dishes written upon the blackboard at the entrance of the restaurant. The restaurant even owns the specialty organic, locally sourced grocers next door, selling products and produce used in their own kitchen. Take note, the restaurant is typically closed briefly for a month during the summer.
In the Karlaplan neighborhood, there are surprisingly only a few restaurants that are worth a visit. The Cuckoo is one of them. It is a comfortable restaurant, with a bar. If you are lucky, the fluffy cushion seats next to the window will not be occupied. It's done up in a decor that is very common to New York restaurants. It's stylishly decorated, with it's high ceiling and walls covered in black-and-white photos of movie stars. Everyone is welcome at the Cuckoo, including children and dogs. There is a separate bar menu with options, such as club sandwiches or hamburgers.
No, it has nothing to do with your IQ or EQ, but with "Gastronomic Intelligence" which the restaurateur is well-endowed with. GQ has gained popularity for the authentic French cuisine served here. Contrary to the simple and unpretentious interior; the food is exotic and tempting. The exclusive dinner menu includes amuse-bouche, chanterelle tortelleni and roasted reindeer with pine nuts. And to end this delightful course, you have irresistible chocolate cake and premium wines. Prepared on the basis of Montignac diet regime; the health-conscious can devour the dishes without fretting over extra calories!
Forget the day's stress and enjoy a pleasant, casual dining experience at Restaurang Volt. Volt's food and friendly service is inspired by the pure joy one should get out of a dining experience. All dishes are made from local ingredients and some are paired with a drink to compliment its flavor. The restaurant offers modern-style Swedish cuisine where guests can choose from a three, five or seven course meal. Although the restaurant is closed during midsummer, guests are encouraged to book beforehand for this lovely treat! -Geena Stellato
Initially when Stolen was opened, the idea was to ask all the guests to bring a chair of their own. Many guests did, but forgot to take them back. Consequently, there are a lot of chairs here. The old rule has been abolished and now this is just a good place for a quiet meal.
Samurai's interiors are traditionally Japanese with exotic curios and silk furnishings. The high quality food that they serve is made from the choicest ingredients, some of which are imported from Japan. The prices are on the higher side, but the excellent sushi and delicious tempura are definitely worth it. Although one may not enjoy much privacy, the homelike atmosphere is best suited for lunch or dinner with your family.
Aubergine restaurant, established in 1994, is located in central Östermalm. Rated as an excellent eatery by both tourists and locals, it boasts of a French-Swedish menu. What's more, you will find a giant aubergine cheerfully sitting at the bar! Check the website for further details.
Edo on Östermalm is a smart, sparsely decorated and purely Japanese restaurant. The food is freshly prepared which probably explains why the waiting time is so long. The sushi served here is delicious, reasonably prices and well worth the wait. This is a very quiet place and one can easily overhear the conversations of other people. It is, therefore, wise not to hold business meetings here or to discuss your business or other secrets.
Muffin Bakery: It's all in the name! The place is thronged by patrons since their opening hours for delicious muffins, cupcakes, pies and other baked goods that they sell. You can sit at the cafe and enjoy your meals or take-out your orders and enjoy them in the comforts of your home or hotel room. Though the place is mostly known for its breakfast specialties, it can also be explored for a quick lunch. A special occasion coming up? Place an order for an adorable cake from Muffin Bakery and add the much deserved sparkle to your party.
Those with a delicate palate beware—spicy Thai food is what you will get here. Het Basilika Noodles, Forest Curry, Phad Khimao Talay and other exotic-sounding dishes line the menu. If you are a newbie, stick to the chicken; you cannot go wrong. A few subtly-spiced names pop-up as well; anything preceded with sweet-and-sour should go easy on the taste-buds. A shot of strong Thai whiskey normally sets the mood before you start, while a leisurely ice-tea with ice-cream should cool things off afterward. If you cannot get over the place yet, stroll through the adjoining spa; you might just be tempted to get some body pampering.